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Post  billybob325 on March 28th 2012, 2:16 am

i am starting a 521 build,i am thinking of useing the scat 4.3 stroke 4340 crank,and 6.8" rods with the arp 2000 bolts and maybe some diamond pistons with the p-51 heads.any advise and suggestions would be appreciated.

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Post  richter69 on March 28th 2012, 8:29 am

same rotating assy and heads here, runs pretty good I rekon..............
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Post  bigjohn2007 on March 28th 2012, 2:01 pm

Had one built about 2 years ago run 560's N/A all day long.Out box heads and intake no port work. Wink The car matter must state it was backhalf car.
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Post  billybob325 on March 28th 2012, 3:38 pm

bigjohn2007 wrote:Had one built about 2 years ago run 560's N/A all day long.Out box heads and intake no port work. Wink The car matter must state it was backhalf car.
we are talking about putting it in a 65 mustang stock suspension.what did your car weigh?sure is a long lead time on the heads,are they sticking to their 6 to 8 week estimate?

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Post  466cj on March 28th 2012, 3:52 pm

billybob325 wrote:
bigjohn2007 wrote:Had one built about 2 years ago run 560's N/A all day long.Out box heads and intake no port work. Wink The car matter must state it was backhalf car.
we are talking about putting it in a 65 mustang stock suspension.what did your car weigh?sure is a long lead time on the heads,are they sticking to their 6 to 8 week estimate?

Better do some measuring as a BBF not going to fit in a 65 Mustang without some cutting.

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Post  billybob325 on March 28th 2012, 6:08 pm

yea,we are going to use a rack and pinion and cross member setup.going to cut the shock towers
out and notch the firewall a bit.

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Post  richter69 on March 28th 2012, 6:24 pm

billybob325 wrote:i am starting a 521 build,i am thinking of useing the scat 4.3 stroke 4340 crank,and 6.8" rods with the arp 2000 bolts and maybe some diamond pistons with the p-51 heads.any advise and suggestions would be appreciated.


Id get with Lem Evans here on the forum and get a "Mafia" intake, a Charlie's oil pan, and a Camshaft from him.............He's also a Diamond dealer............ Wink
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Post  billybob325 on March 28th 2012, 6:34 pm

richter69 wrote:
billybob325 wrote:i am starting a 521 build,i am thinking of useing the scat 4.3 stroke 4340 crank,and 6.8" rods with the arp 2000 bolts and maybe some diamond pistons with the p-51 heads.any advise and suggestions would be appreciated.


Id get with Lem Evans here on the forum and get a "Mafia" intake, a Charlie's oil pan, and a Camshaft from him.............He's also a Diamond dealer............ Wink
sounds good.

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Post  billybob325 on March 28th 2012, 6:36 pm

does he have a web site?

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Post  bigjohn2007 on March 29th 2012, 3:40 am

2950 W/D
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Post  billybob325 on March 29th 2012, 11:52 am

bigjohn2007 wrote:2950 W/D
going to try and keep the mustang to 3000,that want work to well when i am driving though i out weigh the owner by about 140 pounds.

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Post  billybob325 on April 11th 2012, 1:08 am

well we decided to go with a 67 mustang,found one for 1500.the car is in pretty good shape.so that put him a little behind on cash for the heads,but we will be getting the p-51 heads.soon i hope i am ready to get back on the build.

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